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Native American Literature: Find books

This guide is designed to supplement the DiPietro Library Book Display and artifacts exhibit celebrating Native American Heritage Month (November).

Book Display

Be sure to check out DiPietro Library's Native American Heritage Month Display during the month of November. The exhibit features books about Native American literature, books by Native American authors, and Abenaki artifacts excavated in the state of New Hampshire.

On this page, you will find

  • A list of Native American authors
  • A list of recommended eBooks
  • A Library of Congress Classification guide

Search by Library of Congress Classification

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Browse the Library of Congress Classification Outline to search for ranges of books by subject classification. It provides a guide to the books that are actually in the library's collections. You can search DiPietro Library's print books for the topics that interest you! The ranges listed here are the beginnings of books' call numbers. Below you will find subclass ranges for subjects relevant to this topic.

Class B - Philosophy. Psychology. Religion

Subclass BD - Speculative philosophy

  • BD493-701 - Cosmology, including teleology, space and time, structure of matter, plurality of worlds

Class E-F - History of the Americas

  • E51-73 - Pre-Columbian America. The Indians
  • E75-99 - Indians of North America 

Class P - Language and Literature

Subclass PM - Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages

  • PM101-2711 - American languages (Aboriginal)
    • PM231-355 - American languages of British North American
    • PM(401)-501 - American languages of the United States (and Mexico)
    • PM549-2711 - Special languages of the United States and Canada

Subclass PS - American literature

  • PS147-152 - Women authors
  • PS501-689 - Collections of American literature
    • PS530-536.3 - By period
    • PS537-574 - By region
    • PS580-619 - Poetry
    • PS642-659.5 - Prose
    • PS680-689 - Essays
  • PS700-3626 - Individual authors
    • PS700-893 - Colonial period (17th and 18th centuries)
    • PS991-(3390) - 19th century
    • PS3500-3549 - 1900-1960
    • PS3550-3576 - 1961-2000
    • PS3600-3626 - 2001-